academic achievement center getting your thesis started workshop series

Getting Started: Overview by Sterling Russell

Learn about the PROCESS (click here to view presentation):
        • Focus – Finding information relevant to your topic
        • Facts – Finding information that supports your research
        • Fundamentals – Scholarly vs. popular research 

October 8th - 12:30PM - 1:30PM
October 10th - 7:00PM - 8:00PM

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Source and Resource: Research/Citation by Gretchen Weiner

Learn about SOURCES, SEARCHES and CITATIONS (see below for presentation links):
       • Finding Sources – Review of scholarly vs. popular research
       • Introduction to Citation Styles (MLA, APA, Chicago) – See samples of the various styles and review
       • Organizing/Storing Resources – How to RefWorks to track references and build bibliographies 

Searching & Sources - Clck here to view presentation 

Citations and RefWorks - Clck here to view presentation

Writing Works by Sterling Russell

Learn about WRITING AND REVIEW (clck here to view presentation):

        • Rules of Writing
        • Final Fix – Pulling it all together. Editing is necessary.

Students Night against Procrastination (SNaP)

The LTU Library presents its first Student Night against Procrastination. SNaP is a unique late-night opportunity to get assistance with research projects, resumes, writing, math, and science assignments.

The library will be open March 26, 2015, 9:30 p.m.-3 a.m., with librarians, tutors, and others to support student success. Campus transportation will run with extended hours to get students to and from the event.

Register and more information:

Options include assistance with research, database use, writing, math, and science. Career Services staff will assist with resumes from 10-12 p.m.